Week 5 Assignment: Analyze Constitutional Powers of the Executive to Explore Policy Approval Processes
This assignment will be in the form of a blog. The blog should: Analyze the constitutional powers of the President to prepare and present an annual budget for congressional approval; and Evaluate the function of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), including any issues you see that need resolving. Compare those powers with those in other nations with regards to public budgeting.
Length of blog: 5-7 pages
Blogs must be effectively designed by students to meet the following criteria: Located at a web site that can be easily accessed by your course instructor (It is suggested that free web sites be used such as http://www.blogger.com/ , http://www.wordpress.com/, http://www.blogster.com/, http://www.blog.com/, http://www.multiplicity.com/), Consists of at least five (5) pages of text, double spaced, Contains text that is readable (e.g., appropriate size of font, type of font, contrasts with background, contains sufficient white space), Information within the blog supports the assignment, All of the links work, Contains at least one graphic, and Contains the same template throughout and has a consistent design.
Your blog should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards where appropriate. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
Upload your assignment using the Upload Assignment button below, providing the link to your blog for your course instructor. This may be in the form of a Word document or Northcentral assignment cover sheet.